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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

NEWS RELEASE
News Bureau • Schofield Hall 201Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
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Alumni Association To Honor
Outstanding Students at Luncheon
MAILED: May 4, 2001

         EAU CLAIRE—The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni Association will honor outstanding students and scholarship recipients at a special award luncheon Wednesday, May 9. The luncheon is open to everyone and will begin at noon in the Tamarack Room, Davies Center.
         Steven W. Steinmetz, a senior biochemistry/molecular biology major from Chippewa Falls will receive the Adult Opportunities Outstanding Student Award.
         The American Ethnic Coordinating Office Outstanding Student Award will be awarded to Jamie Contreras, a senior communication major from Milwaukee.
         Jacob Gapko, a senior physics major from Eau Claire will receive the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Student Award.
         Christopher J. Peterson, a senior economics/business and accounting major from New Richmond will receive the College of Business Outstanding Student Award.
         The International Education Outstanding Student Award will go to Ai Matsutaka, a senior marketing major from Kagawa, Japan.
         The Professional Studies Outstanding Student Award for Education will be awarded to Tracey Busch, a senior special education major from Algoma.
         Karin Frederick, a senior social work major from Kenosha, will receive the Professional Studies Outstanding Student Award for Human Sciences and Services.
         The Professional Studies Outstanding Student Award for nursing will go to December 2000 nursing graduate, Polly Ann Scholze, Eau Claire.
         The Graduate Studies Outstanding Student Award for the College of Arts and Sciences will be awarded to December 2000 master of English graduate, Kimberly Newport, Berlin.
         The Graduate Studies Outstanding Student Award for the College of Business will be awarded to December 2000 master of business administration graduate, Chris Powell, Altoona.
         Margaret McDonah, a December 2000 master of science graduate from Rochester, Minn., will receive the Graduate Studies Outstanding Student Award for the College of Professional Studies.
         Two scholarship recipients also will be recognized during the luncheon. Senior Susan Paulus, a comprehensive nursing major from Altoona, will receive the $500 Hibbard Scholarship. Junior Kirsten Bergquist, a business administration major from Buffalo, Minn., will receive the $500 Leonard and Dorellen Haas Scholarship.
         Tickets for the luncheon are $9. For more information or to make reservations, contact the Alumni Association, Schofield Hall Room 216, or call (715) 836-3266.
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Updated: May 4, 2001